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E-Commerce Pioneer who founded Amazon. World’s richest man.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos
Jeff Bezos Bio Details
Jeffrey Preston Bezos
Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen
Also known as
Date of birth
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Investment Banker (Finished 1994)
Princeton University, New Jersey, United States (Finished 1986)
Jeff launched Amazon as an online book store from his garage, soon moving to bigger premises and going live 16th July 1995. With no promotion, Amazon sold books across 46 countries including the US within 30 days. It is now the largest retailer in the world.
in 2016 Forbes Magazine ranked him number 5 on their list of the world's billionaires with a reported net worth of $45.2 billion.
When starting out on Amazon, he turned a wooden door into a desk. The desks at Amazon continue to use the same door-desk model.
Jeff and his wife have kept the names and ages of most of their children private.
20th July 2021: flew to space aboard his New Shepherd rocket accompanied by his brother Mark along with 82 year old Wally Funk and 18 year old Oliver Daemon.
Was named Time Magazine's person of the year in 1999 and Fortune Magazine's Businessperson of the year in 2012.
Created 'Blue Origin' who have successfully launched a rocket reaching an altitude of 63 miles before returning to Earth. It's aim is to provide low-cost access to private space travel.
Led a privately funded Apollo 11 F-1 Engine Recovery project that recovered parts of two rocket engines from the Atlantic seafloor in March 2013. The rockets from the 1969 Apollo 11 mission remain property of NASA.
Bought the newspaper The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million.
Was adopted by his stepfather, Mike Bezos, when he was 4 years old.
Jeff and MacKenzie have 3 sons and an adopted daughter from China
Jeff Bezos Siblings
Jeff Bezos Family
Jeff Bezos's parents:
Jeff Bezos's adoptive father is Mike Bezos Jeff Bezos's step-father is Mike Bezos Jeff Bezos's father was Ted Jorgensen Jeff Bezos's mother is Jacklyn Bezos Jeff Bezos's step-mother is Linda Jorgensen
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Jeff Bezos has a relationship with Lauren Sanchez
Jeff Bezos's former partners:
Jeff Bezos's former wife is MacKenzie Scott
Jeff Bezos's siblings:
Jeff Bezos's half-sister is Christina Poore Jeff Bezos's half-brother is Mark Bezos Jeff Bezos's step-brother is Mike Jeff Bezos's step-brother is Todd Jeff Bezos's step-brother is Lee Jeff Bezos's step-brother is Darin
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Jeff Bezos's great grandparents:
Jeff Bezos's great grandfather was Yancey Strait Jeff Bezos's great grandmother is Marie Strait Jeff Bezos's great grandfather was Lloyd Gise Jeff Bezos's great grandmother was Mabel Gise Jeff Bezos's great grandfather was H Dwight Pollock Jeff Bezos's great grandmother was Lillian Pollock Jeff Bezos's great grandfather was John Jorgensen Jeff Bezos's great grandmother was Minnie Jorgensen Jeff Bezos's great great grandfather is John Strait Jeff Bezos's great great grandmother is Mattie Strait Jeff Bezos's great great grandfather is Daniel Gise
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Jeff Bezos's former in laws:
Jeff Bezos's former father in law is Jason Tuttle Jeff Bezos's former mother in law is Holiday Tuttle Jeff Bezos's former grandfather in law is G Scott Cuming Jeff Bezos's former grandmother in law was Dorothy Cuming Jeff Bezos's former brother in law is Jason Tuttle jr Jeff Bezos's former brother in law is Chandler Tuttle Jeff Bezos's former wife MacKenzie Scott's aunt in law is Noelle Brock Jeff Bezos's former wife MacKenzie Scott's uncle in law is G Scott Cuming IV